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Laura Frey (Reading in Bed)
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Reading the classics, CanLit, and everything else. In bed.
Reading the classics, CanLit, and everything else. In bed.

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The Full Monte Read-Along Chapters 80ish-117: Adieu, Dirtbag Dumas

If you have trouble maneuvering your ship into port at Marseilles, steer yourself over to the master post. Me before this read-along vs. me after this read-along: Well, mes amis, a wise man once said that all human wisdom is contained in these two words:…
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I’ve been vaguely aware for a few years that Women in Translation Month, or #WITmonth, happens in August. And I have read many impassioned posts from #WITmonth founder and blogger Meytal Radzinski, aka Bibliobio, about the sorry state of gender…
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If you have trouble maneuvering your ship into port at Marseilles, steer yourself over to the master post. I need a hero in two senses: A hero who can get me back on track with this read-along A hero in this story so I can have feelings about it I don’t…
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If you have trouble maneuvering your ship into port at Marseilles, steer yourself over to the master post. NOTE: This post covers the chapters from The Island of Tiboulen to The Breakfast, inclusive. The numbering varies by edition, and I’m going by the…
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If you have trouble maneuvering your ship into port at Marseilles, steer yourself over to the master post. The Count of Monte Cristo is best known as a story of revenge. But for the first 200ish pages, our boy Dantès doesn’t have a vengeful thought in his…
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Welcome, readers-along! As we start reading on this fine (Canadian) long weekend, let’s ponder what should be a very simple question: who wrote The Count of Monte Cristo? Here’s the evolution of my answer: Had you asked me a year ago, I would have said:…
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It’s time to dig deep, and peel back the layers on Reading in Bed. Yep, we’re looking at blog statistics*! I recently hit a significant milestone over on YouTube. 500 subscribers. Halfway to an almost-medium-sized-Booktube-account, still absolutely…
Blogging by numbers
Blogging by numbers
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Are you ready to go Full Monte with me this summer?

I would have posted this much sooner, but I was struggling to find a good name for my momentous fifth summer read-along, in which we will tackle Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo. Count Along? Count Me In? No. Sometimes you must wait for the muse…
The Full Monte Read-Along
The Full Monte Read-Along
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Start Where You Are: How to get into new authors, feat. the #mbi2018 shortlist

I picked up Book Riot’s “Start Here: Read Your Way Into 25 Amazing Authors” as a free Kobo download a while back, and gave it a skim: each entry offers a short introduction to an author, and a suggested reading list to ease your way into their work. I…
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  I picked up Frankenstein in Baghdad because it was the most accessible book on the longlist (in stock at Chapters!), not because I was excited to read about war. My last war book, Canada Reads contender American War, didn’t go so well, and right off the…
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